The School of Occupational Therapy at the University of Indianapolis is seeking applications for a nine-month, full-time, non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor (with the potential to move to twelve months). Rank and salary are commensurate with experience. Start date: January or fall 2014. Review of applications is on-going and will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Indianapolis is a private university of higher education located on the south side of Indianapolis. Students are drawn from around the world to the University’s academically challenging undergraduate, master’s, and doctoral programs and its nationally ranked health science programs.
The mission of the Master in Occupational Therapy program within the School of Occupational Therapy is to develop caring and competent occupational therapy practitioners who are lifelong learners and leaders within local and global communities. Our students evolve into practitioners who link education, research, and practice as critical thinkers with the ability to apply evidence and uphold high standards of professionalism. The entry-level occupational therapy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education ( ACOTE ) and maintains an above-average pass rate on the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy ( NBCOT ) Examination. Additional program information is located at http://ot.uindy.edu.
Primary responsibilities include teaching within the entry-level Master of Science in OT program as well as the potential of teaching and advising in the postprofessional Master of Health Science and Doctor of Health Science programs. Additional responsibilities include student advising, research supervision (entry-level and/or postprofessional), mentoring, participating in scholarly endeavors, and providing service within the University and community.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Required Education/Experience/Skills (Minimum Qualifications)
An occupational therapist with an earned postprofessional doctoral degree (individuals with degrees near completion may be considered), experience in scholarly activities, teaching, research advising, professional service, current certification with National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy ( NBCOT ), and eligibility for Indiana licensure are required. Knowledge of current occupational therapy theory and clinical practice required.
Desired Education/Experience/Skills (Additional Qualifications)
Job Open Date
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled